In photos: Chandigarh wakes up to 'night-like' morning; rain, storm hit parts of Punjab, Haryana, HP

Dark clouds blanketed tricity around 7:45 am

Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, May 10

Chandigarh, Panchkula, Mohali and many parts of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh were hit by strong winds accompanied by a burst of sharp rain on Sunday morning.

A park in Sector 21 in Chandigarh after a spell of rain. Tribune photo

Chandigarh residents woke up to a 'night-like' morning as dark clouds blanketed the city around 7:45 am. The city also witnessed several lightning flashes and roaring thunder. Mercury dipped to around 31 °C in Chandigarh on Sunday. 

Strong velocity winds, accompanied with a thunderstorm, and heavy rains lashed Shimla and adjoining areas on Sunday. The local Met office has predicted that light to moderate rain/thundershowers, with the possibility of hail, is very likely to occur at isolated places in the districts of Shimla, Solan, Sirmaur, Chamba, Kangra, Mandi, Kullu, Una, Bilaspur and Hamirpur.

Heavy showers, accompanied by a thunderstorm, were witnessed in Panipat and Karnal also.

Lightning strikes in Dera Bassi. Tribune photo/Nitin Mittal

 Chandigarh woke up to a 'night-like' morning. Tribune photo/Pradeep Tewari 

Heavy rains lashed Chandigarh on Sunday morning. Tribune photo/Pradeep Tewari 

Mercury dipped in Chandigarh due to the rain. Tribune photo/Pradeep Tewari 

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